Betrayal In Paris: How The Treaty Of Versailles Led To China's Long Revolution

Paperback | April 1, 2016

byPaul French

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At the conclusion of 'the war to end war', the victors set about redesigning the world map at the Paris Peace Conference. For China, Versailles presented an opportunity to regain territory lost to Japan. Yet, the country was to be severely disappointed. This study explores China's betrayal by the West, the charismatic advocates it sent to the conference and the hugely significant May Fourth Movement that resulted from the treaty.

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At the conclusion of 'the war to end war', the victors set about redesigning the world map at the Paris Peace Conference. For China, Versailles presented an opportunity to regain territory lost to Japan. Yet, the country was to be severely disappointed. This study explores China's betrayal by the West, the charismatic advocates it sent...

Paul French is author of Midnight In Peking, for which he won the Edgar Award for Best Fact Crime, and North Korea: The Paranoid Peninsula.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:104 pages, 7 × 4.25 × 0.3 inPublished:April 1, 2016Publisher:Penguin Books ChinaLanguage:English

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"A fascinating look at a little-known aspect of World War I history that had a significant impact on Chinese political developments in the twentieth century . . . . French’s love of history and depth of knowledge permeate each page, leaving the reader better informed and entertained."  —the Beijinger